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Tracking down who is defaming you online isn’t always easy, but some tips and tricks can help. The key is using tools and strategies to gather identifying information about the anonymous poster. Finding their email and IP address is a good start.
- It has become easy for people to anonymously post false and damaging things about you or your company online.
- You can find out who defamed you online—even if they post anonymously.
- There are tools and tactics available to uncover information identifying the defaming person.
Who might be creating negative content about you online?
It’s an altogether too common occurrence. You see something untrue and damaging about you or your company that someone posted online. Anonymously.
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- What Wikipedia says about you matters a lot
- Despite the setup of Wikipedia as an open-source program, not just anyone can edit everything
- Seeing who edited a Wikipedia article helps with transparency and understanding the power dynamics on a page
Wikipedia is one of the world’s most powerful websites. What Wikipedia says about you or your company can have a big impact, which is why many companies and organizations have tried to spruce up their Wikipedia pages - sometimes with disastrous effects.
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A reputation analysis examines the way online content reflects the sentiment of your brand. A SWOT Analysis can be used to better understand online brand.
A brand reputation SWOT analysis takes into account:
- Positive brand indicators (what the brand is doing right): A brand that is putting out good content will have some consistency in the way it's portrayed online.
- Negative brand indicators (what a brand is doing wrong): A brand that is putting out bad content will have a hard time maintaining a positive reputation if negative brand indicators outweigh positive brand indicators.
- Online reviews: Online reviews are a key indicator the online sentiment of your brand.
- Online mentions: Mentions on social media, review sites, or other authority sites reflect the sentiment of your brand.
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Sentiment analysis uses natural language processing (NLP) to identify and quantify the sentiment of text, video, or images at scale. It is most commonly used to quickly and efficiently identify negative reviews or articles online.
At Reputation X, we put over a decade of online brand management experience into every strategy we develop. Part of our industry know-how includes a keen mastery of the tools that can aid our clients in building, improving, and maintaining their positive online reputations.
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- A percentage of your company’s value can be attributed to your corporate reputation.
- In 2019, corporate reputation was responsible for one-third of the valuation of the world’s top 15 stock markets.
- Investors are more likely to buy stock in a company with a good reputation than one with a bad reputation.
- Focus on foundational business goals like satisfying customers, attracting strong employees, and generating long-term company growth.
- Over 50% of the Walt Disney Company’s value can be attributed to its reputation.
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- We live in an economy where about 70-80% of market value is derived from intangible assets such as corporate reputation.
- Your company’s reputation is easier to gauge than you might think thanks to the Harris-Fombrun Corporate Reputation Quotient Model (CRQ).
- Many people consider The Harris Poll/CRQ to be a reliable validation of corporate reputation, so it can drive public perception of a company positively or negatively.
- The CRQ has become an invaluable tool for companies when managing corporate reputation and identifying new market risks and opportunities.
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Your company’s online reputation is a real-time evaluation of what people think of your company on digital platforms.
Every public action, interaction, or publication will affect your online reputation. The strength of your web content, the positivity of your social media interactions, and the reliability of your customer service, just to name a few, all work together to build a digital representation of your brand.
How the public perceives that representation is your online reputation.
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When it comes to running a successful company, customer satisfaction is one of the most important elements to keep in mind for obvious reasons. A satisfied customer is a customer who is more likely to be loyal to your brand. They are also more likely to recommend your brand to others, therefore improving your brand’s reputation and your likelihood to attract new buyers.
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Online identity management is a collection of techniques used to create, promote, and protect the way a person or company is portrayed on the internet. Online identity management (OIM) often works as part of a branding or reputation management campaign to improve the quality and accuracy of the information that comprises your online identity.
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Online sentiment is the emotion that people feel when engaging with your brand, product, or service. Whether a customer is making a purchase from your online store, writing a review about your business, or mentioning you in a social post, it is always somehow driven by emotion.
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As the term "sentiment analysis" suggests, a basic goal in sentiment analysis is to classify the polarity of a given text. Sentiment analysis does this by looking at the document, sentence or entity feature / aspect and assigning it a polarity — positive, negative, or neutral. Beyond polarity sentiment classification, however, has even more advanced possibilities. For example, it can assign emotional states to texts such as "angry", "sad", and "happy".
Sentiment analysis provides insights into the opinions and emotions that people express about your brand, product, or service online. It uses natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning to quickly identify the tone of text, video, or images, which can help brands to identify and react to negative reviews, articles, or other mentions.
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Whether you’re an internationally-recognized car manufacturer or a mom-and-pop shop looking to expand, the internet has changed the reach and visibility of your brand forcing you to better know the audience you are marketing to worldwide.
Anybody, anywhere can hit the Google search bar and find information about your business. What they find will influence whether they become fans of your brand or write you off entirely.
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It happens. Someone published negative content about yourself or your brand. Believe it or not, there are ways to get this content removed. Many tactics involve negotiation to get web content taken down.
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They really are watching you.
Whether you realize it or not, everything you do has an impact on your online reputation. Google is quietly working in the background to compile and rank what is said about you online. This includes reviews on websites like Yelp and TripAdvisor, blog posts, and social media mentions. You can control some of these things, like blog posts made on your own website. But, largely, Google’s judgment and your online reputation are out of your control.